Maybe it's the new owners. Maybe it's just luck. Or maybe it's just the fact that we missed a real life, live X Games with a crowd, but I'll be damned if this wasn't one of, if not the, best X Games since I've been covering them. And that's been a long time, trust me.
Australia’s Logan Martin Further Adds To His Legacy. 28-year-old BMX Rider Logan Martin stole the show at day four of the X Games, tuning in yet another signature performance in his legendary career. Martin claimed gold in the BMX Park. Americans Justin Dowell and Dennis Enarson rounded out the podium by claiming silver and bronze, respectively. Martin also placed sixth at the Dave Mirra BMX Park Best Trick. Canadian Mike Varga claimed the gold medal in that race, followed by Mexico’s Kevin Peraza and USA’s Jeremy Malott. Dowell fell just short of the podium, finishing fourth in the Park Best Trick.
It’s all pedal to the metal in this episode! UNLEASHED welcomes decorated BMX athlete and three-time X Games gold medalist Kevin Peraza to the show. Podcast hosts The Dingo and Danny talk all things freestyle BMX with the 27-year-old from Tucson, Arizona.
Get ready for a true must-listen for BMX fans! Monster Energy is proud to announce the release of Episode 7 of the alternative sports podcast Unleashed with The Dingo and Danny featuring multiple X Games medalist Pat Casey. This latest one-hour installment welcomes the 27-year-old BMX pro from Riverside, California, known as the inventor of tricks like the ‘fakie cashroll’ and proud builder of the legendary Dreamyard ramp facility with a corresponding web video series.
“It's freestyle BMX so you can do whatever you want. Taking different influences and making it your own is the main thing… Make it your own!” said Casey about his rise as a pro BMXer on the new podcast episode.
There’s no better way to roll into the New Year than paying homage to the past 20 years we have spent working with the @xgames crew and all the amazing athletes. A huge thank you to you all for trusting us with your surfacing needs and cheers to 20 more! #skatelite
From humble beginnings in Racine, Wisconsin, BMX rider Mykel Larrin discovered the local skatepark and inadvertently met his mentor, Kuko Padilla. With a new bike, a desire to learn and an eventual dream to turn pro, Mykel Larrin became a super local at the skatepark, learning to ride transitions of all types in the process.